The Ti Kais of Dominica
Imprint: Papillote Press
116 Pages, 10.2 x 8.3 in, color illustrations throughout
- November 2022
- In Stock
Still Standing tells the story of the traditional wooden homes (known as ti kais) of Dominica in the eastern Caribbean. This gorgeously illustrated book pays tribute to these humble buildings that have withstood hurricanes and earthquakes since the end of slavery. Often ignored and now in danger from development, this unique vernacular architecture is is an important part of Dominica’s rich creole culture.